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  1. Morning Roundup: Fired TBDBITL director requests formal hearing,...Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Business Journal

    Former Ohio State University Marching Band Director Jon Waters wants a formal hearing to challenge his firing, but isn't likely to get it.

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  2. School to open its doors to aspiring jazz musiciansRead the original story

    43 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO). The orchestra, one of the UK's long-established bands for young people playing big-band jazz, will be performing on September 27 at 7.30pm, while leaders and members will also be holding workshops on the afternoon of the ...

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  3. James 'Dane' SinclairRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    DANE Sinclair, who has died aged 93, was a pilot in the Second World War, a talented writer and an accomplished musician.

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  4. September concert guide for suburban ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 301 Moved Permanently

    Families can head down to the beach to celebrate the end of summer with swimming, food live music, luau dances and a fire show.

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  5. Vail Jazz Workshop is sculpting the next generation of starsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

    Californian Kanoa Mendenhall, 16, plays cello, trombone and the Japanese shamisen, but she has found her heart in the bass.

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  6. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Peter Hand Big Band New Release, "Out of Hand" on Savant Records, September 23Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Album Features Stellar Jazz Artists Including Don Braden, Ralph Lalama, Valery Ponomarev, Eddie Allen, Vincent Gardner, James Weidman, Harvie S, and Special Guest Houston Person NEW YORK, NY- Out Of Hand , an ambitious new big band recording from guitarist, composer and arranger Peter Hand on Savant Records, his second for the label, will be ... (more)

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  7. First Person: Musician John CollierRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    First Person - John Collier. Pictured is John with the saxophone section of the RAF Fighter command Dance band, March 1955.

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  8. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Ken Hanna: 'Jazz for Dancers'Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... with Catskills-Latin. But there are plenty of brassy gems still out there among the scattered dinosaur bones of the big-band studio era. One of these gems was recorded by trumpeter-arranger Ken Hanna in April and May 1955 for Capitol as part of the ...

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  9. 91-year-old musician honored in Old Metairie with big band concertRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Richard "Bing" Crosby has been playing music most of his 91 years. He has taught, mentored and inspired many local musicians, so it was fitting that many of them came together to pay tribute to him at a concert held in his honor.

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  10. Morning Roundup: TBDBITL mess has donor rethinking $150M gift, Stone...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Morning Roundup: TBDBITL mess has donor rethinking $150M gift, Stone Brewing founder takes ALS challenge, Sherrod Brown says eat at Wendy's or White Castle TBDBITL controversy has a major donor rethinking future gifts to Ohio State, don't get your hopes up for beer inside Ohio Stadium, Columbus deemed a cultural hot spot, Stone Brewing founder ... (more)

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  11. OSU Band Alumni say Glaros report "false" and "misleading"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVN-AM Columbus

    Nearly 30 different Alumni squad leaders in the Ohio State University Marching Band, from 2012 to 2013, have released a statement, saying the report that led to the firing of Band Director Jon Waters was "misleading" and "false".

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  12. Big Band Concert and Block PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... Band", the Jump City Jazz Orchestra. Enjoy Jump City Music's cool blend of swing, Pop and Motown favorites with a big-band twist. For an added pleasure, free swing dance lessons will be provided so that everyone can try out some new moves and "jump, ...

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  13. neal copperman posted eventsRead the original story

    Monday | Duke City Fix

    ... from an eclectic range of worldwide influences, such as Eastern European Gypsy Brass, Samba, Funk, Afro-Beat, Big-Band, Jazz, and Rock music, as well as television, film, circus, and Vaudeville. Discover for yourself why this band's previous ...

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  14. Long Beacha s Art Deco Festival celebrates the era with an even bigger event this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Pasadena Star-News

    When: Various events take place from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept.

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  15. Oz on Film, Part Eighteen: More on MeglinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    Ethel Meglin and her Kiddies went on to success after success, on stage, film , and television, even starring in their own show, entitled The Meglin Review .

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  16. Mysterious memory of an esoteric tuneMysterious memory of an esoteric ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Palladium-Item

    It's a peculiar phenomenon - and a clichA - that as we age, we remember things from our youth better than events that happened yesterday.

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  17. 7 Days: Regional arts and entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Philly.com

    Holiday music You don't need to wait for Christmas to hear Handel's Messiah . Jason Tramm conducts the Great Auditorium Choir and Orchestra in the choral masterpiece, with soloists Monica Ziglar , soprano, Martha Bartz , mezzo-soprano, Ronald Naldi , tenor, and Justin Beck , bass-baritone, and organist Gordon Turk , at 7 p.m. in the Great ... (more)

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  18. Vacaville Jazz Festival set for Sept. 19 to 21Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Reporter

    The Vacaville Jazz Festival, a three-day event with more than 300 musicians performing jazz, Dixieland, blues, big band, swing, funk, pop and gospel, will be Sept.

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  19. Art Directors Guild spotlights Douglas Fairbanks and 'The Gaucho'Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Los Angeles Times

    One of Douglas Fairbanks' last and darkest swashbucklers, 1927's "The Gaucho," screens Sunday at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre with live music accompaniment by Cliff Retallick.

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  20. Daytona State College seeks musicians Local musicians are invited to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Local musicians are invited to join three Daytona State College music ensembles.

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